Camp Amicus

Camp Amicus Day Camps

Camp Amicus Day Camp is a great place for children and teens with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD to learn social skills while having fun

Camp Amicus Day Camp offers a unique day camp experience where children and teens with Learning Disabilities/ADHD can develop social skills while having fun and building friendships.

Camp Amicus Day Camps take place from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday. The camps focus on teaching and reinforcing social skills in a fun and safe environment. Days are spent developing social skills with direct instruction and supporting this learning through real-world experiences. The two-week camps provide time for campers lots of opportunities to practice the social skills they learn. With a variety of activities offered throughout the day, there is something for every camper and opportunities to try new things. The programming at Camp Amicus provides the campers with the opportunities to do activities to build self­-esteem and confidence.

There are three Day Camps to choose from.

Day Camp at Foothills Academy

For children entering grades 3 - 9, Day Camp at Foothills Academy provides campers with opportunities to learn and practice age-appropriate social skills, peer relations & problem-solving. 

Dates Grades
Entering
Program
Fee
FSCD
Eligible
# of
Days
Camp
Code
Mon. June 28 - Fri. July 9
(no camp July 1)
7 - 9 $680 Yes 9

DC1
FULL*

Mon. July 12 - Fri. July 23 3 - 4 $750 Yes 10

DC2
FULL*

Mon. July 26 - Fri. Aug. 6
(no camp Aug. 2)
4 - 6 $680 Yes 9 DC3
FULL*
Mon. Aug. 9 - Fri. Aug. 20 5 - 6 $750 Yes 10 DC4
FULL*

*FULL - We are accepting applications for the wait list

Adventure Camp in Bragg Creek

For children entering grades 3 - 9, Adventure Day Camp provides opportunities to learn and practice age-appropriate social skills, peer relations & problem-solving in a nature-based setting in Bragg Creek at Kamp Kiwanis. 

Dates Grades
Entering
Program
Fee
FSCD
Eligible?
# of
Days
Camp
Code
Mon. July 12 - Fri. July 23 5 -6 $850 Yes 10 AC1
FULL*
Mon. July 26 - Fri. Aug. 6
(no camp Aug. 1)
7 - 9 $780 Yes 9 AC2
FULL*
Mon. Aug. 9 - Fri. Aug. 20 3 - 4 $850 Yes 10 AC3
FULL*

*FULL - We are accepting applications for the wait list

Horsemanship Camp "My Partner, The Horse"

For children entering grades 6 - 9, our horsemanship camp provides campers an opportunity to learn and practice age-appropriate social skills, peer relations & problem-solving in a unique environment. Half of each day will be spent learning how to look after and ride a horse and the other half of the day will provide a variety of activities when social skills learned can be reinforced.

Dates Grades
Entering
Program
Fee
FSCD
Eligible?
# of
Days
Camp
Code
Mon. July 12 - Fri. July 23 8 -9 $1,500 Yes 10 HORSE1
FULL*
Mon. July 26 - Fri. Aug. 6
(no camp Aug. 2)
6 - 7 $1,350 Yes 9 HORSE2
FULL*

*FULL - We are accepting applications for the wait list

Intake Criteria:

Children and youth entering grades 3 to 9 can attend Camp Amicus Day Camps. All campers must meet our Intake Criteria.

Dates:

Camps take place Monday to Friday for two-week periods from 9 am to 4 pm. Day camp is not offered on statutory holidays and the fee is adjusted accordingly.

Cost:

The fees are eligible for FSCD funding. We are able to bill FSCD directly for camp fees.  

Before and After Care: 

Before and After Care is offered from 8 am - 9 am and from 4 pm to 5 pm each day. The cost is $5/day for each (ie. if you use both Before and After Care, the charge is $10 per day). 

Registration Process:

Once it is determined that your child is eligible to participate in Camp Amicus, you will be sent registration forms. The completed registration form and a $100 deposit are necessary to secure your child's spot in the camp.

Camp Amicus 2021

The above information is tentative. Final details about Camp Amicus programs 2021 will be determined based on Alberta Health Services guidelines regarding COVD-19. All program information will be confirmed and registration will open in February 2021.

“It was the first camp he was EXCITED to go and felt like he fit in” — Camp Amicus Parent